Posts filed under “Taxes and Policy”

Monoline Rescue Plan Round Up

Here are some of the stories on the proposed rescue plan of the monoline insurers (AMBAC, FGIC, MBIA)

Banks pressed to bail-out bond insurers (FT)

Banks, New York Regulator Meet on Bond Insurer Rescue (Bloomberg)

Plan for a Mortgage Buyer Gains Some Ground (WSJ)

Next on the Worry List: Shaky Insurers of Bonds (NYT) 

Category: Credit, Derivatives, Taxes and Policy

How to Stop the Downturn

Category: Economy, Politics, Taxes and Policy

Bernanke: Fed Must Avoid Greenspan Errors

Category: Federal Reserve, Financial Press, Politics, Taxes and Policy

Are Bankers Incompetent Morons?

Category: Corporate Management, Finance, Financial Press, Taxes and Policy

Google Gets Its Elections On!

Category: Politics, Taxes and Policy, Web/Tech

Read it here first: Incentives Distorting Home Prices

Category: Credit, Real Estate, Taxes and Policy

NYT: Blaming the Fed for the Sub-Prime Mortgage Crisis

Category: Credit, Federal Reserve, Real Estate, Taxes and Policy

Federal Reserve Department of Irony

Category: Federal Reserve, Fixed Income/Interest Rates, Psychology, Real Estate, Taxes and Policy

More Trouble for Mortgage Securitizers?

Category: Credit, Real Estate, Taxes and Policy

Treasury Plan to Freeze Mortgage Rates

Category: Credit, Derivatives, Economy, Psychology, Real Estate, Taxes and Policy